Dominican Republic

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 2,380,116
1960 3,311,788
1970 4,523,917
1980 5,825,715
1990 7,245,127
2000 8,663,421
2010 10,016,797
2020 11,234,927
2025 11,759,198
2050 13,320,463
2075 13,285,717
2100 12,414,337
source: UN - WPP 2012 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name the Dominican Republic
Capital Santo Domingo
Region the Caribbean
ISO code DO
Statistical agency Oficina Nacional de Estadística (ONE)


Administrative units

coderegion
> provincia
capitalarea in
sq.km.
population
1993-09-24
census
population
2002-10-18
census
population
2010-12-01
census
10Región Ozama 1,390.982,193,0782,731,2943,339,410
1001Distrito NacionalSanto Domingo91.26911,002913,540965,040
1032Provincia Santo DomingoSanto Domingo Este1,299.721,282,0761,817,7542,374,370
01Región Cibao Norte 5,453.591,174,6641,446,0471,516,957
0109Provincia EspaillatMoca839.34202,376225,091231,938
0118Provincia Puerto Plata(San Felipe de) Puerto Plata1,803.61261,485312,706321,597
0125Provincia SantiagoSantiago (de los Caballeros)2,810.64710,803908,250963,422
02Región Cibao Sur 4,453.46657,205703,898710,821
0213Provincia La Vega(Concepción de) La Vega2,271.89344,721385,101394,205
0224Provincia Sánchez RamírezCotuí1,197.44163,166151,179151,392
0228Provincia Monseñor NouelBonao984.14149,318167,618165,224
03Región Cibao Nordeste 4,124.63583,899607,763624,186
0306Provincia DuarteSan Francisco de Macorís1,640.58281,879283,805289,574
0314Provincia María Trinidad Sánchez(Trinidad Sánchez) Nagua1,211.87124,957135,727140,925
0319Provincia Hermanas MirabalSalcedo427.18101,81096,35692,193
0320Provincia Samaná(Santa Bárbara de) Samaná844.9975,25391,875101,494
04Región Cibao Noroeste 4,851.02378,712390,982394,068
0405Provincia DajabónDajabón1,009.1268,60662,04663,955
0415Provincia Monte Cristi(San Fernando de) Monte Christi1,880.3495,705111,014109,607
0426Provincia Santiago Rodríguez(San Ignacio de) Sabaneta1,152.1162,14459,62957,476
0427Provincia ValverdeMao809.44152,257158,293163,030
05Región Valdesia 5,562.40822,355973,9701,028,129
0502Provincia AzuaAzua (de Compostela)2,680.96199,684208,857214,311
0517Provincia PeraviaBaní785.08139,876169,865184,344
0521Provincia San CristóbalSan Cristóbal1,240.32420,820532,880569,930
0531Provincia San José de OcoaSan José de Ocoa856.0461,97562,36859,544
06Región Enriquillo 6,669.73327,636342,759368,594
0603Provincia BaorucoNeiba1,247.40105,20691,48097,313
0604Provincia Barahona(Santa Cruz de) Barahona1,650.49164,835179,239187,105
0610Provincia IndependenciaJimaní1,729.4339,54150,83352,589
0616Provincia PedernalesPedernales2,042.4018,05421,20731,587
07Región El Valle 4,756.93317,278304,984295,362
0707Provincia Elías PiñaComendador1,396.8964,64163,87963,029
0722Provincia San JuanSan Juan (de la Maguana)3,360.04252,637241,105232,333
08Región Yuma 5,425.34379,005491,093606,323
0808Provincia El Seibo(Santa Cruz de) El Seibo1,767.0096,77089,26187,680
0811Provincia La Altagracia(Salvaleón de) Higüey3,002.26115,685182,020273,210
0812Provincia La RomanaLa Romana656.08166,550219,812245,433
09Región Higuamo 5,186.91459,590569,751561,431
0923Provincia San Pedro de MacorísSan Pedro de Macorís1,256.98212,368301,744290,458
0929Provincia Monte PlataMonte Plata2,613.21167,148180,376185,956
0930Provincia Hato MayorHato Mayor (del Rey)1,316.7280,07487,63185,017
 total 47,874.987,293,3908,562,5419,445,281
source: Oficina Nacional de Estadística, Dominican Republic.

Main cities

namepopulation
2010-12-01
census
latitude /
longitude
Santo Domingo965,04018.43/-69.87
Santo Domingo Este891,952 
Santiago591,985 
Santo Domingo Norte529,390 
Santo Domingo Oeste363,321 
San Cristóbal216,875 
Los Alcarrizos206,557 
La Vega202,864 
San Pedro de Macorís195,307 
Higüey168,501 
San Francisco de Macorís149,508 
La Romana130,426 
Puerto Plata128,240 
Moca94,981 
Baní92,153 
Bajos de Haina83,582 
Boca Chica78,882 
San Juan de la Maguana78,313 
Villa Hermosa77,241 
Bonao76,241 
source: Oficina Nacional de Estadística, Dominican Republic.